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Green lake youth ministry

Led by the Holy Spirit, we exist to love, inspire, and equip middle and high school students and their families to follow and be transformed by Christ.

Our weekly newsletter has all the latest info on what is happening in youth ministry, along with dates, times, and links! Be sure to sign-up to receive our weekly update emails to stay in-the-loop about everything going on in the youth ministry!

upcoming in youth ministry

Youth Minister summer schedule is HERE!

We have a ton going on this summer in youth ministry, and we don't want you to miss out on any of it! Click below to see what is going on, and register your middle or high schooler! 

Summer YM calendar 


North Star Lake Day

Wednesday, August 10  |  1pm -9:30pm  |  Register

All youth (incoming 6th graders through recent High School grads) are invited to join us for a day at the lake at the beautiful waterfront North Star property on Mercer Island! The Bethany youth group has been hosting events at this location for years, and we are excited to finally return! Dinner will be provided, and we will have lots of fun activities - lawn games, card games, swimming, and inner tubing - in addition to a time of devotional sharing and worship. Click below for more information and to register! 


All BCC Middle School Camp

Friday, August 12 - Monday, August 15, 2022  |  Camp Firwood  |  Register

Calling all incoming 6th - 8th graders who are ready to connect to God and with each other and have some crazy, wild fun all along the way! It has been an absolute joy to pool together all the gifts and resources of youth workers across our six Bethany campuses to make this camp yet another exceptional ministry experience for our students, and we want YOUR student to be there! We will be heading up to Camp Firwood in Bellingham, WA, and our time will be full of water sports and fun activities and outdoor hikes and campfire worship and so many memories made! The cost is $375 (We value your participation so much, so please let us know if there are any scholarship needs). Please contact chrisl@churchbcc.org if you have any questions. 


Inflatable Night

Wednesday, August 24  |  6-9pm  |  Register

Come bounce around at Bethany Green Lake on bounce house rentals and enjoy some pizza for dinner. This will be an awesome and fun time to connect! Cost is $10 for pizza and inflatables. 

Please fill out our Youth Participation Form!

For events happening this summer, and for us to have up to date info, filling this out will help us with planning and serving you best.

Youth Participation Form Here

Youth Worship Band

Sundays Before Youth Group | 6-6:45pm | Bethany Green Lake

If you play an instrument, sing or have the desire to learn, join us for a time of practicing worship leadership. All are welcome regardless of experience. During this time, we will develop worship leading skills, discuss liturgy planning and most importantly have musical fun for God. Email nicholasb@churchbcc.org for more info.

Youth Student Leadership 

Fourth Sunday of the Month | 5pm - 6pm | Online

Learn about leadership as followers of Jesus, and growing as leaders in our youth group community. All middle and high schoolers who want to invest in our youth ministry are welcome. Email Chris for the link.


Middle School

Entering 6th–8th Grade
Sunday School
Sundays | 9:30am service | Bethany Green Lake
Calling all 6th - 8th graders! Come hang at the 9:30am service while we talk about God, hear stories from the bible, and connect with one another! Go into the service with your family, and then we will dismiss you to your classroom. 

Sunday Evening Middle School Group 
Sundays | 7-8:30pm | Bethany Green Lake 
Join as we learn more about what it means to belong to a community and a loving God. We'll be spending time together in games, worship, the truths of scripture, small group conversation, and fellowship together. Middle School group meets in person at the church. If you haven't done so, please fill out the youth participation form here. Contact karsynr@churchbcc.org out if you have any questions or concerns.

High School

Entering 9th–12th Grade
Wednesday Evening High School Group 
Wednesdays | 7-8:30pm | Bethany Green Lake

This is a place to belong, grow, and find rest and renewal in the middle of the week. Evenings are centered around small groups, where we can grow in relationships with friends, leaders and with God. High School group meets in person at the church. If you haven't already, please fill out our youth participation form here. Contact nicholasb@churchbcc.org if you have any questions or concerns! 

Monthly Grad Prep Nights

Second Sunday of the month | Starting Nov., 14 | 7-8:30pm | Chapel Overflow
Monthly grad prep nights are for high school juniors and seniors, starting up in the fall. Discover together what faith looks like after high school and how to be equipped for the challenges of a new season. Please contact Pastor Chris for program calendar, or with any questions. 

MOre Opportunities for Students

Baptisms 

For all school-aged kids interested in learning more about baptism, contact Pastor Chris Lyons. We will meet to share details around the meaning of baptism as a step of faith - and why it is so amazing to have the whole church cheer us on! It's a great privilege to love, inspire, and equip our families to follow Jesus together!

Prayer Partners

This program aims to connect adults with youth by mutually praying for one another throughout the seasons of life. To best love, inspire, and equip our children, students, and families, this ministry helps deep intergenerational connections happen so that belonging becomes contagious in our midst. 
Contact Chris Lyons for more information at chrisl@churchbcc.org.

Questions?

Contact Chris Lyons, chrisl@churchbcc.org.

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